Back to School Guide
Get ready for the 2022-2023 school year. The first day of school is Wednesday, Aug.10, 2022. Below, you'll find information to help you start the year off right.
New Student Registration
If you are new to Pinellas County or if your child is transitioning into our school district, you’ll need to reserve a seat at a zoned school for the 2022-2023 school year. Visit the New Student Registration page to learn about the registration process and required documents. The Student Assignment office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Monday through Friday.
- If your child is a bus rider, you will receive information in the mail from the district's Transportation Department with your child's bus stop, route number, and pick up and drop off times.
- If you have questions about bus transportation, please contact the Transportation Call Center: 727-587-2020. Visit the Transportation Department.
NEW: Fill out all your back-to-school forms in one place - online. Use your parent ID and password to log into Focus at focus.pcsb.org and complete your Back-to-School Forms packet. Forms can also be accessed at www.pcsb.org/backtoschoolforms.
You can also sign up for a self-service program where you can reset your password yourself. Learn more at www.pcsb.org/passwords.
Still have questions? Watch our Focus Forms Intro Video.
The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is offering Back-to-School clinics for Pinellas County students in grades K-12. Please note: Clinics are not offered for children in Pre-K. See details and locations. Clinics will be offered through Aug. 8, 2022, by appointment only: Call 727-824-6900 Menu option #4
See the 2022-2023 State of Florida school entry Immunization Requirements.
Change or Reset Passwords
Learn how to change or reset your passwords at www.pcsb.org/passwords
Update Your Phone and Email Contact Information
Please make sure PCS has your up-to-date contact info.
School Supply List
View the recommended supply lists, by grade level.
2022-2023 School Calendars, Schedules and Open Houses
View the PCS Dress Code Policy
Breakfast and Lunch Programs
For the 2022-2023 school year, school breakfast will remain free for all Pinellas County Schools students.
- School meals at many schools will continue to be free through the Community Eligibility Program. View the Community Eligibility Program Schools.
- Some schools will return to regularly priced lunch. View the schools returning to regular priced lunch.
- Students in all district schools are still able to apply for free and reduced lunch meal benefits online. The online application for free meal benefits is available at www.myschoolapps.com.
- Volunteer opportunities: Pinellas County Schools is always looking for volunteers and mentors. Learn more at www.pcsb.org/volunteers or www.pcsb.org/mentors or call 727-588-6405.
- Support your child’s academic success: Pinellas County Schools Parent Academy POWER HOUR workshops help parents support students academically, socially and emotionally. Learn more and check out free workshops at www.pcsb.org/parentacademy. If you have questions, call 727-588-6000 ext. 1846.
- Electronic flyers: Pinellas County Schools uses an electronic flyer delivery tool called “Peachjar” that delivers flyers directly to parents’ email inboxes. Learn more at pcsb.org/peachjar.
Resources to Support Students and Families
Find out about staff members, such as school counselors, social workers, school psychologists, prevention specialists and nurses: Watch this social services video.
Student Accident Insurance
The Pinellas County School Board, like most Florida school boards, requires students participating in certain school activities to purchase student accident insurance. Get more information on Student Accident Insurance and enrollment information on mandatory and voluntary student accident insurance. Have additional questions? Contact your school.
Looking for additional information? Please use this school list to contact your school